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verb as in walk heavily

verb as in work slowly and under duress

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Example Sentences

He was slower than the rest, less imaginative, and he tended to plod a bit.

As the animal's heavy feet plod over the ground, worms and insects come to the surface.

Here was no two-miles plod back again over the burning asphalt, slackening every nerve that had been braced up by the bathe.

Oh, the weariness of that eternal plod through the rough grassy ground, the coldness, the interminable darkness!

But at a slow pace it was possible to plod on without undue exhaustion.

For such a search as this the swift aeroplane could serve while one might plod in vain over the ground.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plod, such as: lumber, slog, tramp, trudge, clump, and drag.

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